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Movie Spotlight The Recruit

• 2003 is certainly going to be a busy year for Colin Farrell. With starring roles in high-profile movies Daredevil and Phone Booth, he also appears alongside Al Pacino in this CIA thriller. He tells us all about his journey from TV’s Ballykissangel to Hollywood.

Just MarriedJust Married
• Brittany Murphy reveals what it feels like to finally play a conventional romantic lead, and how she found love on the set of her latest movie with co-star Ashton Kutcher.

RulesRules of Attraction
• Roger Avery explains why he felt compelled to write this adaptation of Brett Easton Ellis’s novel screenplay, and what he really thinks of Dawson’s Creek star James Van Der Beek.

LopezMaid in Manhattan
• Jennifer Lopez reveals why she did not find it too hard to play a hotel chambermaid in this new romantic comedy, and how her Brooklyn roots helped her prepare for her role.

The Life of David Gale
• Kevin Spacey, star of this though-provoking, intelligent and somewhat controversial film, reveals why he felt the role of Professor David Gale was such an important one, and why he’s thrilled with the widespread response to the issue that it raises.

Far From Heaven
• Her starring role in this tale of a 1950s housewife has deservedly won Julianne Moore an Oscar nomination and, together with director Todd Haynes, she tells us all about this touching movie

100 Years of the Western
• 2003 is the centenary year of the Western, and to celebrate we are taking an in-depth look at the entire history and evolution of the genre, from The Great Train Robbery to Way of the Gun and beyond.

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New Movies! 22 brand new releases -
including all the newcomers above, as well as...

  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
    George Clooney makes his directorial début with this autobiographical tale of American game-show host Chuck Barris.

  • DareDevil
    Ben Affleck dons the red leather Lycra to play the blind comic book hero with the incredible super-senses.

  • Still Showing…
    Our in-depth guide to more than 50 films still showing in the UK at press-time.

Home Entertainment – 9 pages reviewing the latest cable and satellite films showing in your homes, plus videos to rent and books, CDs and DVDs to buy, including:

  • Dark gangster drama Road to Perdition, energetic Disney caper Lilo & Stitch, smash-hit comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding and high-octane action xXx

Despatches: – 12 pages of the hottest movie news

  • The latest Oscar nominations news, and a special report from the 2003 London Film Critic’s Circle Awards

  • Nicole Kidman to play notorious Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss

  • Memento director Christopher Nolan to direct next Batman movie

  • Get ready for more excitement with xXx sequel, xXx Squared

  • …and much, much more…!

  • Competitions
    Win copies of the latest releases including Insomnia, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Road to Perdition, The Guru and xXx, plus other goodies!

  • Film Facts
    Once again you put resident film expert James Cameron-Wilson to the test with your wild and wacky movie questions!

  • Next Issue
    Cast your eyes to next month, when comedian Rowan Atkinson dons the regulation tux to play bumbling British spy Johnny English; star of the moment Colin Farrell discovers the horrors that lurk inside the Phone Booth; and Edward Norton is a condemned man enjoying his last day of freedom in Spike Lee’s The 25th Hour

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